A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.